Politics & Elections

Politics & Elections
8:10 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Rural candidates dominate so far in Nebraska Governor's race

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — More than half of Nebraska's population lives in and around Omaha and Lincoln, but the 2014 Nebraska governor's race is filling up with candidates from rural areas and small towns.

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Politics & Elections
3:14 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Former Congressional candidate running for Nebraska Legislature

A former candidate for the Second Congressional District says he’s running for the Nebraska Legislature.

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Politics & Elections
1:00 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Council Bluffs Finance Director running for State Senate

Iowa's State Senate districts.
Credit www.legis.iowa.gov

Council Bluffs’ Finance Director says he’ll run for Iowa Senate next year.

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Politics & Elections
6:06 am
Thu July 18, 2013

UNO Closer to Opening New Arena

A unanimous vote earlier this month by the Omaha City Council means UNO is one step closer to building a new arena.

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Politics & Elections
2:41 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

State Sen. Tom Carlson running for Governor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state Sen. Tom Carlson has announced his candidacy for governor.

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Politics & Elections
2:49 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Former State Senator to run for Iowa's 3rd Congressional District seat

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former state Sen. Staci Appel is running for Iowa's 3rd Congressional District seat.

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Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Fri July 5, 2013

North Omaha Voter Coalition seeks to educate, develop candidates, increase turnout

Four groups have come together to form a coalition with the goal of getting more voters to the polls in north Omaha.

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Politics & Elections
11:07 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Sen. Lathrop to begin statewide tour as he explores a 2014 run for Governor

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Sen. Steve Lathrop is kicking off his statewide listening tour as he weighs a run for governor.

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Politics & Elections
10:38 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Nine-member OPS board seated

The nine members of the OPS board gather for a photo after taking the oath of office Monday night.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

The Omaha Public Schools board of education now officially has nine members.

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Politics & Elections
9:39 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Omaha's first woman Mayor takes office

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert takes the oath of office at City Hall Monday night.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert says public input will be key as she leads the city over the next four years.

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